Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BMC PATROL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BMC PATROL over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

BMC PATROL
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 842 871
Rank change year-on-year -20 +29 -16
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 22 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 17
UK median daily rate £250 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +6.74% +14.84%
10th Percentile £185 £208 £313
90th Percentile £482 £545 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £385
% change year-on-year -16.67% -22.08% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BMC PATROL is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,524 11,457 12,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.53% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,769 7,630 7,838
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +5.45% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 271 283
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.53% +16.42%
10th Percentile £12.09 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £45.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £26.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% -38.86% +26.19%

BMC PATROL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BMC PATROL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BMC PATROL.

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC PATROL over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC PATROL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC PATROL in the UK

BMC PATROL
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 22 £250 -47.37% 6
UK excluding London -5 18 £250 -16.67% 3
Midlands -5 10 £463 -
West Midlands -8 10 £463 -
South West - 6 £250 - 2
London -33 4 - - 3
South East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BMC PATROL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for BMC PATROL.

1 16 (72.73%) BMC
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Service Management
6 7 (31.82%) BladeLogic
6 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Tivoli
6 7 (31.82%) Splunk
6 7 (31.82%) AppDynamics
6 7 (31.82%) Dynatrace
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 6 (27.27%) Office 365
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
7 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) Unix
7 6 (27.27%) HP
7 6 (27.27%) Mac OS
7 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
8 5 (22.73%) SNMP
8 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (18.18%) Virtual Servers

BMC PATROL
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SNMP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Operator
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (18.18%) LPAR
4 3 (13.64%) CMDB
4 3 (13.64%) User Experience
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Mac OS
3 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Service Management
2 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 4 (18.18%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) RHCE
2 4 (18.18%) RHCSA
2 4 (18.18%) RHCVA
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
1 4 (18.18%) KVM
1 4 (18.18%) RHEV
1 4 (18.18%) Samba
1 4 (18.18%) Sendmail
1 4 (18.18%) Veritas File System
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) BladeLogic
1 7 (31.82%) Tivoli
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (18.18%) OpenView
3 4 (18.18%) yum
4 3 (13.64%) Netcool
4 3 (13.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (13.64%) SCOM
5 2 (9.09%) HP NNM
5 2 (9.09%) Opsview
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM
6 1 (4.55%) ServerView Suite
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) BMC
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) AppDynamics
3 7 (31.82%) Dynatrace
3 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
3 7 (31.82%) Splunk
4 6 (27.27%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) Opsware
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) Veritas
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu